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06-24-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By RiddleOfSteel

For the first test ride (three or so weeks ago),...

For the first test ride (three or so weeks ago), I swapped bar and stem for a 105mm Specialized 26.0 clamp stem and 41cm Nitto Noodles I had on hand. I run 42cm bars, so these were narrower, but what...
06-21-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By RiddleOfSteel

I have owned a 1982 Miyata 1000 (63cm), which I...

I have owned a 1982 Miyata 1000 (63cm), which I sold a year or so ago. I recently picked up a 1983 Specialized Expedition (63.5cm) frameset with some parts on it, and built it up (to test ride to see...
06-18-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By The Golden Boy

The Miyata 1000LT came about as the Expedition...

The Miyata 1000LT came about as the Expedition was ending.

I would probably take an Expedition over a regular Miyata 1000 of the same or similar age, but I'd take a Miyata 1000LT over an older...
06-15-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Posted By dddd

The shorter stem will quicken the steering. A...

The shorter stem will quicken the steering.
A longer stem will tend to slow the steering, giving less of an effortless power-steering feel through tight corners.

This bike's geometry likely gives...
06-12-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,831
Posted By xiaoman1

Sorry for not replying...I could not find the...

Sorry for not replying...I could not find the name of the polish but luckily my 23year old daughter is home and informed me that the names of nail polishes is always on the bottom of the bottle......
05-27-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 399
Posted By BikeWonder

Following! Paint scheme is "Royal Blue," used...

Following!
Paint scheme is "Royal Blue," used for the model year from 79-82. 83-84 have a different Royal Blue paint scheme.

Attaching my 82 for reference :) anyone with a blue 83-84 is welcome...
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By gsulit@shaw.ca

Thanks for all your advice. It is amazing how...

Thanks for all your advice. It is amazing how clear my mind becomes after just 3 advices from you guys. I guess I am blinded by the legend of the Miyata 1000 that I turned a blind eye to the details...
05-21-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By nlerner

Treat it with the respect it deserves.

Treat it with the respect it deserves.
05-21-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By jonwvara

I have a couple of Belt saddles, and find them...

I have a couple of Belt saddles, and find them comfortable. In my experience, they don't break in the way a Brooks does. After a few hundred miles, the Brooks will start to develop dimples where your...
05-20-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 749
Posted By noobinsf

The red flags tend to be severe cracking (which...

The red flags tend to be severe cracking (which yours does not have), tears around the rivets, severe bowing of the leather, excessive use of the tension bolt, or a bent metal frame. That one looks...
05-20-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By cb400bill

I had one for a few years. They are as great a...

I had one for a few years. They are as great a riding bike as everyone says it is. Good luck with your search.

...
05-17-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 14,005
Posted By hazetguy

as a seller, when i have unopened, factory sealed...

as a seller, when i have unopened, factory sealed items with glued type flaps (which look to be the case here), unless there is some very significant reason to believe the package had been tampered...
05-15-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By jonnybgoode

Search sold items

I search and then click on sold items. If I find what Iím looking for I reach out to that seller. They sometimes have ability to get more of that item!
05-14-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 737
Posted By The Golden Boy

Yes, Take the freewheel off, and it'll come...

Yes,

Take the freewheel off, and it'll come right off.
05-09-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2,511
Views: 841,201
Posted By Hobbiano

That looks nice. The stem looks a bit long for...

That looks nice. The stem looks a bit long for just about anyone who would fit that bike, though, to me.
04-25-20, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By wschellen

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You guys got me thinking I need to take this out for a ride tomorrow.
04-25-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 900
Views: 158,736
Posted By gaucho777

I spotted this beauty parked on a roof while I...

I spotted this beauty parked on a roof while I was out on a walk.

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04-01-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 158,736
Posted By d_dutchison

Seen this one around the neighborhood a few...

Seen this one around the neighborhood a few times. A nice Canuckian classic, intelligently and tastefully modernized.
...
01-20-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 28,157
Posted By LBCwanabe

My favorite is a this: bought it from the...

My favorite is a this: bought it from the original owner. Less than 250 miles. The chain has so much oil and gunk in the chain when I bought it that everything in the vicinity of the rear triangle...
08-31-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 28,157
Posted By garryg

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My 1985 i believe. Picked up last week. Have not even given her a...
07-22-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,135
Posted By fliplap

Bringing this back to riding shape. This will be...

Bringing this back to riding shape. This will be my bike for long days, be that touring or just riding around. I pulled everything apart, greased, repaired, replaced anything that needed it. While...
05-03-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 224,426
Posted By squirtdad

all done 84 team miyata ...

all done

84 team miyata

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04-01-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 150,811
Posted By antmaster5000

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Picked up a sweet Bridgestone track bike recently! First two pics...
08-17-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 150,811
Posted By IAmSam

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